Ceramics

Kim Juree’s latest work, London Terraced House, was unveiled at the opening of the current exhibition, Exhibit A, at Anise gallery in Shad Thames. As for her 2017 participation in the British Ceramics Biennial in Stoke, Kim chose a subject relevant to the location of the exhibition: this time a group of typical early Victorian […]

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Ceramic, Embroidery and Lacquerware: A Trio of Korean Crafts

by Events Editor 30 March 2018
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Han Collection’s contribution to London Craft Week: A Trio of Korean Crafts Han Collection | 33 Museum Street | London WC1A 1LH | www.hancollection.co.uk Exhibition, 9-12 May 11:00 — 18:00, 13 May 12:00 – 18:00 Demonstration, 12 May 12:00 — 16:00 The Han Collection exhibits a range of artists, celebrating three of Korea’s most loved […]

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Exhibition visit: Ceramic Art London at Central St Martins

by Philip Gowman 24 March 2018
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As I was paying a second visit to Nick Bonner’s exhibition at the House of Illustration yesterday I happened almost to trip over a sign pointing to the Ceramic Art London fair, next door at Central St Martins. Needless to say, there were plenty of Koreans exhibiting. This weekend only. Ceramic Art London 23–25 March […]

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Juree Kim in Exhibit A, at Anise Gallery

by Events Editor 14 February 2018
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As Juree Kim’s residency at the V+A comes to an end, she shares an exhibition with Kristina Chan at Anise Gallery: Exhibit A: Kristina Chan & Juree Kim Anise Gallery | 13a Shad Thames | London SE1 2PU | www.anisegallery.co.uk 9 March – 7 April | Tuesdays to Saturdays 11am-5pm Opening night Thursday 8 March 6-9pm Anise Gallery […]

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Made in Korea – the video

by Philip Gowman 28 January 2018
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Kay Aplin of the Ceramic House in Brighton, who masterminded the Korea-UK Made in Korea ceramic collaboration last year, has completed a 20-minute video documentary of the project. Well worth a viewing in full: Please browse Kay’s blog of the whole project including the reciprocal exhibition at the Mullae Art Factory in Seoul. In England, […]

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Korean crafts at Collect 2018

by Events Editor 20 January 2018
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In addition to the major Korean exhibitors listed below, glass artist Choi Keeryong will be in the Scotland Craft & Design collection, and textile artist Kang Soojin will be with jaggedart. Collect 2018 Saatchi Gallery | Duke of York’s HQ | King’s Road | London SW3 4RY Thursday 22 February, 12pm – 7pm Friday 23 […]

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Studio visit: Kim Juree & Neil Brownsword’s open studio at the V+A

by Philip Gowman 18 December 2017
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Do pay a visit to see Kim Juree and Neil Brownsword at the V+A during one of their open studios. There will be more coming in early 2018 before their joint residency ends in March. Neil will tell you about his visits to Icheon and his current project at the V+A with 19th-century ceramic pattern […]

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A visit to the British Ceramics Biennial

by Philip Gowman 4 December 2017
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The first work to greet you as you entered the Spode China Works – the primary venue of the British Ceramics Biennial in Stoke-on-Trent – is the monumental work created in situ by Lee Kang-hyo. At the opening of the exhibition Lee did one of the performances for which he has become known: the decoration […]

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Kim Munho: Buncheong Story, at Han Collection

by Events Editor 5 November 2017
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News of Han Collection’s next exhibition: Kim Munho: Buncheong Story Exhibition: 15 – 28 November 2017 Opening night: 14th November 18:00-21:00 ​Han Collection | 33 Museum Street | Bloomsbury | London WC1A 1LH | www.hancollection.co.uk Han Collection is pleased to present this new solo exhibition of Korean pottery artist, Kim Mun Ho. This exhibition is a […]

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Juree Kim + Neil Brownsword open studio at V+A

by Events Editor 4 November 2017
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Neil Brownsword and Juree Kim began their ceramics residency at the V&A in October; they will be in residence until end of March 2018. V&A Korea UK Ceramics Residency: Juree Kim & Neil Brownsword Open Studio Sat 11 Nov | Fri 17 Nov | Wed 6 Dec | Sat 9 Dec 2017 13.00 – 16.00 […]

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Exhibition: Cross the Timeline — Korean ceramics at Han Collection

by Events Editor 30 October 2017
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News of Han Collection’s upcoming exhibition: Cross the Timeline: Korean Ceramics 2nd November – 11th November 2017 Exhibition hours: Monday-Friday 11.00-18.00 Sat 4 Nov 10.30-18.00 | Sun 5 Nov 12.00-18.00 | Mon 6 Nov 11.00-21.00 | Sat 11 Nov 10.30-18.00 Han Collection would like to invite you to the exhibition ‘Cross the Timeline: Korean Ceramics’ during the Asian […]

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Exhibition visit: Oh Man-chul ceramic paintings, at Han Collection

by Philip Gowman 15 October 2017
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I was sorry to have missed the opening of the current exhibition by Oh Man-chul at Han Collection. I made up for it by spending some time at the gallery a couple of days later. Park Jinsu kindly provided a photo of Master Oh’s opening performance, a painting on a 2 metre square canvas executed […]

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Oh Man-chul: How brilliant is the love of clay and fire, at Han Collection

by Events Editor 1 October 2017
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Two exhibitions this month feature the Moon Jar. First, the below; and later, Anna Paik’s Invocation. Oh Man Chul: How brilliant is the love of clay and fire ​Han Collection | 33 Museum Street | Bloomsbury | London WC1A 1LH | www.hancollection.co.uk 5th – 21st October 2017 Live performances, 5 Oct @6pm | 7 Oct […]

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Korean ceramics at the British Ceramics Biennial

by Philip Gowman 23 September 2017
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This year the British Ceramics Biennial has two major strands with a Korean interest: first, a continuation of the Made in Korea project curated by Kay Aplin of Brighton’s Ceramic House, with output from a residency programme in which Korean potters Kim Jin and Baek Kyung-won produced work that responds to the ceramics produced by Wedgwood. […]

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Kim Juree’s work at the V+A is melting …

by Philip Gowman 22 September 2017
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An integral and intended feature of Kim Juree’s work is that it self-destructs. As I said a couple of months ago when first reporting on the V+A’s Contemporary Korean Ceramics exhibition: “Kim makes models of 1980s-1990s houses being demolished in her naighbourhood. The houses are characterised by a unique combination of western and Korean architectural […]

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Lee Kang-hyo in Making Futures at Plymouth College of Art

by Philip Gowman 22 September 2017
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Doh! Things are so busy at the moment that I’m having difficulty keeping up with everything. I popped into the V+A this afternoon to check out the Korean jewellery designers who are here for the London Design Festival, and bumped into Rosalie Kim. We started chatting about the British Ceramics Biennial which starts in Stoke-on-Trent […]

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London Korean Festival 2006 – an introduction

by Philip Gowman 16 August 2017
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The London Korean Festival 2006 was the last of the festivals organised by Oh Tae-min and his team, which included Stephanie Seung-min Kim who would go on to be the first curator at the Korean Cultural Centre before moving into the art curatorial world on her own. Previously working from within the Korean Anglican Community […]

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